From: Michael Unger

> Well, according to the RIPE database [1] these network is spread around
> the whole world -- it's not "just China":
>
> | The country is really worldwide.
> | This address space is assigned at various other places in
> | the world and might therefore not be in the RIPE database.
>
> Michael
>
> [1]
>


The useful bit here was, "and might therefore not be in the RIPE
database". If you want actual information, it's useful at start at the
top:

http://ws.arin.net/whois/

which, for Asia, will typically refer you to:

http://www.apnic.net/apnic-bin/whois2.pl

which may send you to Korea:

http://whois.nida.or.kr/

and so on.

RIPE is good for Europe, but little else, although it might remember
enough to refer you to the African site if you feed it one of those
addresses which it formerly handled.

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